2008 EPA M2M GRANT: Pre-feasibility Study on Methane Recovery & Utilization in Nalaikh Coal Mine

Stage
idea
Sector
Coal Mines
Geographical Focus
Mongolia
Location
Nalaikh Mine Area, Middle-East Megablock, and Tov Province  
Description of Project
This grant was awarded to conduct a pre-feasibility study on methane recovery & utilization in Nalaikh Coal Mine and to evaluate options/costs/benefits for coal mine methane recovery at an existing government owned mine.  
Partner Countries included in or proposing this activity
Mongolia, United States
Instrumental Organizations
Mongolian Nature & Environmental Consortium
Estimated lifetime of the project (years):
 
Emissions reductions:
(MTCO2E)
 
Results and Outcomes
This project is a pre-feasibility assessment of coal mine methane recovery at the Nalaikh mine. The project evaluates options/costs/benefits for coal mine methane recovery at an existing government owned mine. The mine is very gassy which is causing production costs to go up. 
Additional Documentation
MNEC_Mongolia_FINAL TECHNICAL REPORT.pdf (PDF)
Primary contact for this project or activity

First Name: M.

Last Name: Badarch

Organization Name: Mongolian Nature & Environmental Consortium

Email: mnec@magicnet.mn

Financial And In-Kind Support (U.S. $)
Total Amount provided by all Partner Countries and Organizations instrumental to this project or activity: $100,000

 

Description of In-Kind Support:

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